Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm EST
joke but some taken in by the joke say manti te'o has some explaining to do about his dead girlfriend who never existed. >>> and president obama will take the oath of office on the same bible that abraham lincoln used. we'll give you a close look at this extraordinary piece of american history. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> let's begin this hour with the breaking news. algeria's official news agency has just announced the end of a rescue operation aimed at freeing hostages, including americans held by islamic militants. u.s. government officials tell cnn that may not necessarily, though, be the case. let's get straight to our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence working this story for us. chris, be what is the very latest that you're hearing? >> wolf, the latest that we're getting from u.s. officials is that some americans may have escaped but some may still be held by those hostage takers and they are still seeing signs perhaps of some intermittent fighting, suggesting that perhaps this isn't over yet. as the hostage situation stretched to a second day, u.s.
Jan 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
clobbered today and why. >>> and football star manti te'o opens up about the hoax that fooled him and the rest of the country. it's the interview that so many people have been waiting for. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with a new effort to ban 158 specific assault-style weapons and prohibit other guns from using magazines containing more than ten rounds of ammunition. those are just two of the provisions of a bill put forward today by united states senator whose own hands were bloodied by one of the most notorious shootings in california history. dana bash was over at the emotional announcement on capitol hill. tell our viewers, dana, how it unfolded. >> reporter: wolf, of all of the gun control measures that president obama announced earlier this month, banning the assault weapons at least reviving the ban is going to be the most difficult to pass here in congress. even the primary senate sponsor says it will take years. for dianne feinstein, it's personal. >> supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> reporter: the death of her colleagu
Jan 23, 2013 2:31pm PST
cnn whether beyonce did or did not lip sync the national anthem. and heisman trophy runner-up manti te'o explains why he lied about a phony girlfriend he'd never met. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> hillary clinton faced her republican critics today and made it clear she takes the death of u.s. diplomats on her watch very personally. the secretary of state spent hours and hours answering tough questions about the terrorist attack in benghazi, libya. the second round of testimony ended just a little while ago. now some lawmakers who have been demanding the hearings say they still are not satisfied. our new chief washington correspondent, jake tapper, has done some important groundbreaking reporting on what's going on. it was tough at times. it was brutal at times. she answered the questions. >> that's right. secretary clinton said the state department had significantly improved security for diplomats after the benghazi attack, but the many questions that remain unanswered are likely to haunt the families of the victims and keep this issue for alive for republicans.
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
to have a lot more on lance armstrong and later in "the situation room," ed leaf v. >>> manti te'o says he was duped into falling in love with a fake girlfriend. now new details emerging, new details calling into question how te'o handled the situation after learning about the girlfriend, that the girlfriend did not exist. susan candiotti is joining us from the latest from south bend, indiana. susan, be what else are you learning? >> reporter: wolf, we have found -- we have not been able to find anyone with a negative thing to say about manti te'o. for the most part, everyone here thinks he's a great guy, a role model to kids, team captain, as you know. but they are saying that back in the fall when he first announced that his girlfriend, now he believed to be the fake girlfriend, announced that she was dead, said there were already questions starting to swirl around campus wondering about the existence of this young woman. and i spoke to a sport blogger here at notre dame about that. >> and no one was ever really inquiring into his relationship statuses before. they didn't wonder which gi
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
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Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
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Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
of leukemia. the university immediately initiated an investigation to assist manti and his family in discovering the motive for and nature of the hoax. extremely bizarre. >> is anyone speaking out about why he had gone so much lengths as characterizing this person as his girlfriend. >> espn got a statement from him. in part it reads this. this is incredibly embarrassing to talk about but over an extended period of time i developed an emotional relationship with a woman i met online. we maintained what i taught to be an authentic relationship by communicating frequently online and on the phone and i grew to care deeply about her to realize that i was the victim of what was apparently someone's sick joke and constant lies was and is painful and humiliating. he apparently spoke to someone on the phone who was this girlfriend. it wasn't just social media. someone was a voice on the phone. >> be careful on social media. what you think is going on something different can be going on. >> this was part of the fairytale story leading up to the national title game. >> anyone who watched col